The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Host Myanmar loses out at wrestling championships

Myanmar hosted the Asian Junior Wrestling Championships 2015 at Thuwunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium in Nay Pyi Taw from July 9 to 12, but the home team failed to win any medals at the tournament.

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MNL champs to compete in Mekong tournament

The winners of the 2015 Myanmar National League Championship will compete in the Toyota Mekong Club Championship 2015 from November 1 to December 20.

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Checkmate – again

Myanmar's reigning chess king Wynn Zaw Htun won his sixth national trophy, and his third in a row, at the 41th Myanmar National Chess Championship 2015, held at Aung San Indoor Stadium in Yangon from June 25 to July 5.

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Myanmar nabs silver in Thailand

Myanmar's weightlifting team earned one silver and three bronze medals at the 1st Southeast Asian Weightlifting Championship in Ayutthaya, Thailand, from June 26 to 28. Participating in the competition were 59 athletes from eight ASEAN nations, including four men and three women from Myanmar.

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Lethwei fighters train their sights on the world

Myanmar's practitioners of traditional boxing, or lethwei, have been speaking of their excitement at the opportunity to step into the cage of mixed martial arts.

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Mixing with the best

World-Class mixed martial arts (MMA) will explode in Yangon on July 18 when Brazilian Bibiano “The Flash” Fernandes defends his One Championship World Bantamweight title against Toni “Dynamite” Tauru of Finland.

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Hail, César!

Another goal from the perennial league-leading goal scorer César Augusto of Yangon United gave the Lions a 2-1 victory over second-place Ayeyawady United at the Yangon United Sports Complex, placing them eight points clear after 10 games of the Myanmar National League-2.

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Federation secures stands

The Myanmar Football Federation is taking action to make football stadiums safer, after outbreaks of crowd violence that have plagued home and international fixtures in recent years.

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Games organisers investigate 8500 pieces of silver

Money received by members of the Myanmar U23s Southeast Asian Games silver-medal-winning team – in apparent appreciation of their efforts – may have been part of a scalping scheme cover-up, it has been alleged by several Singaporean media outlets.

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Son of Myanmar swim star sets US age-group records

Winn Aung, 12, the son of former Myanmar national swimmer Than Tun Aung, now living in Redding, California, broke another two United States national age-group records to take the total number of long-course records he currently holds to five.

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TeamGPGDPTS
Yangon United
15 28 43
Ayeyawady
United
14 14 29
Magwe FC
14 14 29
Yadanarbon FC
14 13 29
KBZ FC
15 5 25
Chin United
15 -5 15
Nay Pyi Taw FC
15 -11 15
Zeyar Shwe Myay
FC
14 -8 14
Zwekapin FC
15 -9 14
Hantharwady FC
15 -6 11
Manaw Myay FC
15 -16 11
Rakhine United
15 -19 11
Last Updated - 18 August 2015